Choose Your Membership

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IBOSP Membership Plans:

Student Membership:

for individuals who are currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program from an accredited institution. Once a Student Member enrolls in a graduate degree program or is eligible for certification with IBOSP, they must upgrade to Early Professional or Certified Member.

Associate Membership:

for individuals who are not eligible to pursue IBOSP certification or who have not completed the certification requirements for their area of expertise, e.g., therapist, educator, counselor, coach or professional. Once an Associate Member is eligible for certification or becomes certified with IBOSP, they must upgrade to Certified Membership. Associate Members in good standing are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Certified Membership:

for individuals whose professional and academic credentials allow eligibility for IBOSP certification as a sexuality therapist, educator, counselor, coach or professional, adhering to the criteria set forth by the Board of Directors. Certified Members in good standing are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Early Professional:

for individuals who have less than five years’ experience in the field of sexuality, and who do not yet have IBOSP certification in any of the principal certification categories, e.g., therapist, educator, counselor, coach or professional. This category includes graduate students in their first graduate degree program, but not students in undergraduate programs (see Student Membership for more details). Once an Early Professional Member is eligible for certification with IBOSP, they must upgrade to Certified Member. An Early Professional Member in good standing is eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Non-profit Membership:

for individuals who work in nonprofit institutions and/or corporations within the field of sexuality and sexual health. Corporate Members are not eligible for IBOSP certification as a therapist, educator, counselor, coach or professional, but those in good standing are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Corporate Membership:

for individuals who work in for-profit institutions and/or corporations within the field of sexuality and sexual health. Corporate Members are not eligible for IBOSP certification as a therapist, educator, counselor, coach or professional, but those in good standing are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Sexuality Influencer Membership:

for individuals who qualify for any of the above categories of membership, and have obtained influencer status of over 60K followers on any major social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, etc. Sexuality Influencer Members must be in good standing and are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Retired Membership:

for individuals who qualify for any of the above categories of membership, and have retired from the field of sexuality or sexual health. Retired Members must be in good standing and are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees

Lifetime Member:

for individuals who qualify for any of the above categories of membership, and choose to apply for IBOSP membership in perpetuity. Lifetime Members must be in good standing and are eligible to vote in elections, and to serve on designated committees.

Membership Includes:

• Pre-conference Price $250

• You will be locked into the Inaugural Conference Price for the length
of your IBOSP Membership

• Pre-Plenary Access to private events with guest speakers and
presenters

• Preferred Provider Status (CEU’s) certified through IBOSP.

• Expedited Membership Application Process

• Expedited Board Certification Application Process

• Voice and Vote at one (1) Board Meeting per (Must be financially
active and in good standing to vote)

• Discounted rates with IBOSP Vendor

• Receive a downloadable digital FM IBOSP badge for social media and email
signature block.

The IBOSP Membership Agreement is a requirement for joining/renewing membership with IBOSP.
Please click here and read the Agreement carefully before continuing.
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